Next reporter Steve Staeger is officially taking on The Bachelor.

No, he's not going to apply to be on a television dating show (well, okay, maybe just not yet...), and he's not challenging the hunk to an arm wrestling contest (at least, not yet...)

Help a reporter out:

— Next with Kyle Clark (@nexton9news) October 13, 2016

He's taking on Bachelor Ben Higgins to raise money for breast cancer awareness.

And Ben has responded.

Bring it on, Next fans!

Why on earth is Steve doing this? He explains here: